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Historical Slavery Collection

A collection of pictures, recordings and textual narratives of slaves from the Federal Writers' Project.



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Viney Baker, Age 75
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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John Price and wife Miranda, Age about 80
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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Mary Rice, Age 92
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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Johanna Lesley
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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Texas Narratives, Volume XVI, Part 1
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Ellen Thomas, Age 89
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Angeline Lester, Age about 90
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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Molly Ammond (Ammonds)
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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James Cape, Age over 100
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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Francis Black, Age 87
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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Mary Kincheon Edwards, Age 127
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Hagar Lewis, Age 82
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Julia Williams Wadsworth, ex-slave
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Arkansas Narratives, Volume II, Part 5
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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O. W. Green
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Carrie Davis
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Esther King Casey, Age 81
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Anne Maddox, Age 113
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Philles Thomas, Age 77
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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South Carolina Narratives, Volume XIV, Part 2
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Emma Crockett, Age about 80
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Leithean Spinks, Age 82
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Stearlin Arnwine, Age 84
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Sara Colquitt, Age 100
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Priscilla Gibson, Age about 81
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Lizzie Hill, Age 94
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Charlie Crump and Granddaughter, Age 82
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Virginia Newman, Age about 100
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Litt Young, Age 87
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Missouri Narratives, Volume X
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Ann J. Edwards, Age 81
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Eda Rains, Age 94
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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Louise Mathews, Age 83
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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Lindy Patton, Age 96
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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Phoebe Henderson, Age 105
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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Issabella Boyd
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Simon Phillips, Age 90 with John Randolph
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Walter Calloway, Age 89
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Abe Livingston, Age 83
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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Alabama Narratives, Volume I
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Andrew Goodman (3), ex-slave, Dallas
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Arron Russell, ex-slave
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Mary Ellen Johnson (2)
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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Delia Garlic, Age 100
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Edgar and Minerva Bendy, Ages 90 and 83
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Bart Strong, ex-slave
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Anne Clark (2), Age 112
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Annie Caborne, ex-slave
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Alonza Fantroy Toombs
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Campbell Davis, Age 85
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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Margaret E. Dickens, Age 76
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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Fred Brown, Age 84
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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Scott Hooper, Age 81
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Theodore Fontaine Stewart, Age over 90
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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George Selman, Age 85
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Georgia Flournoy
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Tempie Herndon Durham, Age 103
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Sarah and Sam Douglas, Ages 82 and 89
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Betty Bormer (Bonner), Age 80
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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Molly Parker, Age 85
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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Nathan Beauchamp, Age about 92
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Georgia Narratives, Volume IV, Part 1
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Jennylin Dunn, Age 87
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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John Sneed
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Charley Williams and Granddaughter, Age 94
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Louis Young, Age 88
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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Sarah Ford
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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William Branch, Age 87 (2)
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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C. J. Jackson
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Florida Narratives, Volume III
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Kentucky Narratives, Volume VII
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Louisa Adams
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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La San Mire, Age 86
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Mollie Williams (2), Age 84
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Amos Clark's Sorghum Mill
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery